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Oasis community is happy to be part of Brooklyn, New York we serve. We commit ourselves by sharing valuable information connected to our ideals, mission, and vision with you. Oasis brings people closer together by extending its services online by giving generous information to seniors, family members, and caregivers.

We provide tips and resources for those who are interested in learning more about our Brooklyn activities and fitness classes for senior citizens, as well as more about our adult day care center, along with guidance and news, to keep family members and seniors updated with the latest facts backed by credible research.

You will find plenty of blog posts on this page. Our community in Brooklyn provides activities and fitness classes in person, and engagement posts and blogs online, where seniors get great ideas on how certain fun-filled leisure can benefit them physically, mentally, and socially. We also cater to caregiving tips and insights by conducting research from professionals and medical institutions. Aside from our entertaining Brooklyn area activities and fitness classes, we offer caregiving tips and feature articles focusing on specific diseases and the ways to diagnose and prevent them. 

Feed your mind with our well-researched articles below.

The outbreak of COVID-19 is stressful for people and triggers strong panic and emotions for the elderly, as they are the most vulnerable to the infection. Most of us are overwhelmed with the disease, as the number of infected cases continues to increase, particularly in New York City. Adding to the situation is the fear …
The World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Prevention and Control urge the public to practice social distancing, where individuals maintain at least one meter (or three feet) distance away from other people. However, this situation leaves seniors to social isolation, heightening the risk of autoimmune and mental health problems. What Does Social Distancing Mean? …
Aging influences one’s strength and flexibility, but that doesn’t mean seniors can’t exercise any more. Here’s a fact. You don’t need to have full versatility to benefit from exercises. Whether an injury or condition affected your mobility, don’t worry, as many simple workouts can help improve your physical and mental health. Physical and Mental Health …
In this time of coronavirus crisis, health experts and institutions recommend the public to stay indoors. The current situation affects all of our activities, from school to work, businesses, and recreational activities. To put simply, the novel coronavirus impacts our personal lives in the most devastating ways. The world turned upside down with the government’s …
The novel coronavirus outbreak is still roaring globally, and the World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Prevention and Control advise the public to stay indoors. The security heightens with the older age groups, as they are proven to be susceptible to getting infected with the new virus. Aside from home quarantine, the government recommends …
The World Health Organization (WHO) highlights coronavirus as a family of viruses that impacts people’s health, ranging from the common cold to more severe illnesses. Examples of coronavirus include the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A recently discovered coronavirus in December 2019, called COVID-19, is a disease that can …
As people grow older, some of their functions decline. Seniors are likely to have blurry visions and weakened muscle coordination. Both families and caregivers might need to adjust to the changing needs of their senior loved ones. Yet, they need to be aware that seniors are vulnerable to cognitive decline and memory loss. When an …
Financial matters affect all individuals, most especially aging adults. As people age, their goals change, influencing their spending habits. Growing older doesn’t imply that humans become smarter in managing their financial needs. In fact, some seniors face challenges due to their lack of knowledge. Since cognitive memory declines as seniors age, their ability to make …
Currently, the advancements of technology make it possible for humans to live longer. Several studies reveal that global life expectancy increases to over 80 years. However, it doesn’t necessarily imply that aging adults are living a better and quality life. Despite the innovation, seniors are still vulnerable to depressive symptoms, along with isolation and mental …
The National Institute on Aging reveals a strong connection between aging and hearing loss. It is a common problem that seniors experience due to disease, noise, and genetic traits. Statistics show that one out of three aging adults aged between 65 and 74 start to experience hearing loss. Meanwhile, half of the seniors’ population aged …
As we age, our posture and walking patterns change. They are inevitable, but there are ways to delay them. Our skeleton provides support and structure to our bodies. In case you didn’t know, human bones don’t contact each other directly; they are connected by joints and fluids, making it possible for us to enjoy flexible …
To keep a healthy mind and body, you need to eat foods to sustain your dietary needs. Your body’s physiological and metabolic processes change as you reach midlife. Seniors experience a slower metabolic rate, resulting in weakened muscles and bones. One of the effective ways to combat diseases is to create healthy diet plans for …
Changes are inevitable. Regardless of age, individuals need to cope with life’s transition difficulties from teen to adolescent into adulthood. However, changes are even more problematic with seniors. They need to deal with children moving away, weakened physical strength, and declining health. Seniors can still live a brighter life as long as they have a …
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), technological advancements help seniors live longer. But for them to reach a longer lifespan, they need to stay healthy by managing their chronic illnesses. Poor health and chronic illnesses are inevitable as people grow older, but they can handle them properly to delay signs and …
People fear that as they get old, they might lose their mental sharpness. Healthcare institutions believe that our brains tend to lose their efficiency as we grow older. Luckily, there are great ways to reduce this possibility. One of them is by giving your brain a moderate workout through solving puzzles. Solving puzzles is a …
Adult daycare centers provide structured programs that cater to seniors’ needs. They typically employ a stimulating social environment that aging adults are likely to enjoy. What’s more, adult day care services gives family members and caregivers a break from the demanding duties of senior caretaking. Oasis Adult Day Care presents a community-based program that helps …
What Separates Socacise Sessions from Zumba Classes Exercising to music provides individuals a non-tiring way to lose weight. Similar to going to a gym, dance sessions allow them to be physically fit and healthy. Seniors also reap off wealthy benefits from this type of class, most especially that adult daycare centers implement one. Researchers suggest …
Adult daycare centers provide professional programs that cater to seniors’ needs effectively. They typically involve community-based group settings that help aging adults maintain their social, mental, and physical health. Caregivers benefit from adult daycare centers, as it gives them a day off from the demanding responsibilities of care-giving. Similar to other daycare services, Oasis Day …
Better Care and Services for the Elderly Care Oasis Day Center strives to provide above-average care to seniors. We provide excellency in terms of activities and services that cater to the needs of the elderly. Moreover, senior daycare offers health-promoting activities to seniors while giving their caregivers a respite from their responsibilities. Adult daycare centers …
If you’re over 60 and residing in New York, you might have heard about Social Security and Medicare. But what about other programs, like home energy and rent subsidies? You should be getting these benefits as well too. The State of New York provides several programs for seniors to help them cope with their aging …
“Mix, Mingle and Connect” Session Benefits for the Elderly Seniors may not get the opportunity to socialize the same as they did when they were younger. Social interaction provides benefits that seniors may not know about. It helps them maintain a sharp mind and a healthy body. Socializing can even avoid dementia, as it engages …
Yoga is a form of exercise that focuses on meditation, agility, and strength. From ancient times until now, people use Yoga to promote healthy conditions through posture and breathing components. Several studies suggest that Yoga helps seniors improve their balance and stability, along with enhanced breathing patterns, body functions, and joint health.So, how does Yoga …
Our modern world seems to be chock-full of stress. There are TV news stations blaring doom and gloom twenty-four hours a day. Social media has friends and family at conflict. Add into that the many challenges which come with the natural process of aging, and it’s no wonder that seniors often suffer from a variety …
Depression in seniors is often thought of as a normalpart of the aging process. However, it’s not. A challenge is that in many casesthe depression’s symptoms are discounted as ‘just an effect’ of an illness orcondition the person is struggling with. If a senior is suffering from insomniabecause of a drug they’re on, then their …
Meditation has been practiced in nearly every culture and religion throughout history. Meditation’s benefits have been rigorously studied by researchers, bringing benefits to veterans suffering PTSD, women healing from breast cancer, and children dealing with anxiety. How well does meditation help the elderly? According to studies summarized in the November-December 2005 issue of Geriatric Nursing, …
Tai Chi is a relaxing form of exercise that is especially beneficial for seniors. In as little as 20 minutes, you can reap the rewards of this practice. Originating in China as an internal martial art, Tai Chi relaxes the body and mind. The traditional form of Tai Chi consists of 19 movements with one …
15 Senior discounts in NYC you may have not known about! Senior discounts are a great perk which comes with getting older! Many companies offer special deals, rates and bonuses to those over the ages of 50, 55 and 65 (Age requirements are set by each company) We have set up this comprehensive list to …
Health Benefits of Gardening for Seniors Gardening brings us into nature and helps us connect with the environment, not only do you get a splash of vitamin D as you watch those flowers grow, there are also many health benefits we may reap along the way. Gardening can relieve stress Alleviating stress is critical to …
Using resistance bands for developing strength as an older adult As an older adult, you may find yourself to benefit more from exercise than any other age group because as you age you may find yourself to become less and less active. This results in loss of muscle mass and bone density and then you …
The outbreak of COVID-19 is stressful for people and triggers strong panic and emotions for the elderly, as they are the most vulnerable to the infection. Most of us are overwhelmed with the disease, as the number of infected cases continues to increase, particularly in New York City. Adding to the situation is the fear …
The World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Prevention and Control urge the public to practice social distancing, where individuals maintain at least one meter (or three feet) distance away from other people. However, this situation leaves seniors to social isolation, heightening the risk of autoimmune and mental health problems. What Does Social Distancing Mean? …
Aging influences one’s strength and flexibility, but that doesn’t mean seniors can’t exercise any more. Here’s a fact. You don’t need to have full versatility to benefit from exercises. Whether an injury or condition affected your mobility, don’t worry, as many simple workouts can help improve your physical and mental health. Physical and Mental Health …
In this time of coronavirus crisis, health experts and institutions recommend the public to stay indoors. The current situation affects all of our activities, from school to work, businesses, and recreational activities. To put simply, the novel coronavirus impacts our personal lives in the most devastating ways. The world turned upside down with the government’s …
The novel coronavirus outbreak is still roaring globally, and the World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Prevention and Control advise the public to stay indoors. The security heightens with the older age groups, as they are proven to be susceptible to getting infected with the new virus. Aside from home quarantine, the government recommends …
The World Health Organization (WHO) highlights coronavirus as a family of viruses that impacts people’s health, ranging from the common cold to more severe illnesses. Examples of coronavirus include the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A recently discovered coronavirus in December 2019, called COVID-19, is a disease that can …
As people grow older, some of their functions decline. Seniors are likely to have blurry visions and weakened muscle coordination. Both families and caregivers might need to adjust to the changing needs of their senior loved ones. Yet, they need to be aware that seniors are vulnerable to cognitive decline and memory loss. When an …
Financial matters affect all individuals, most especially aging adults. As people age, their goals change, influencing their spending habits. Growing older doesn’t imply that humans become smarter in managing their financial needs. In fact, some seniors face challenges due to their lack of knowledge. Since cognitive memory declines as seniors age, their ability to make …

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